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Courtesy: Thai Acrylic Fibre
TAF & Bulliontex to offer outdoor fabrics in Thailand

9th Aug 2018

Thai Acrylic Fibre (TAF), developer of acrylic fibres, and Bulliontex, a leading textile group, have joined hands to offer highest quality outdoor fabrics for Thailand market. These fabrics, made with TAF’s Durashine fibre, a superior quality solution dyed acrylic fibre, are used for applications like awnings, outdoor furniture, marine fabrics, and so...

Courtesy: Albany International
Albany second quarter sales grow 18.9%

7th Aug 2018

Albany International has recorded net sales of $256.2 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2018, an increase of 18.9 per cent compared to the same period in the previous year. Excluding the impact of the adoption of the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606) and currency translation effects, the company's net sales increased 17.0 per cent.

Courtesy: Arkema
Bostik completes acquisition of Nitta Gelatin’s adhesives

6th Aug 2018

Bostik has completed the acquisition of the industrial adhesives of Nitta Gelatin Inc by the Bostik-Nitta joint-venture in Japan. The acquisition will help Bostik to step up its development particularly in the fast-growing nonwoven markets for hygiene applications and in the packaging, labelling, transportation and electronics industrial markets.

Courtesy: vartega
Vartega, CCIA set up AMIDE Alliance

2nd Aug 2018

Vartega and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) have established the Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education (AMIDE) Alliance. It will close a significant gap in the materials supply chain in Colorado by providing critical resources for developing thermoplastics for additive manufacturing.

Courtesy: Arkema
Arkema to launch CoE to advance printing resins technology

2nd Aug 2018

Arkema will open its 3D printing Center of Excellence (CoE) to advance 3D Printing resins technology. This new center will complete the Arkema’s worldwide R&D network dedicated to the development of advanced material for additive manufacturing. This advanced lab will complete the existing R&D network of the group dedicated to fast growing 3D printing...

Courtesy: H.B Fuller
H.B. Fuller bags Strategic Supplier award from Faurecia

1st Aug 2018

H.B. Fuller has received a Strategic Supplier award from Faurecia Interior Systems, a global automotive parts manufacturer. The award recognises H.B. Fuller, a leading manufacturer of global adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical products, for outstanding quality, innovation, sustainability, and economics in automotive interior adhesives.

Courtesy: HB Fuller
H.B. Fuller appoints Daniel Florness as BoD member

20th Jul 2018

H.B. Fuller has announced that Daniel L. Florness was elected as an independent member to its board of directors, effective July 11, 2018. Florness’ position expands the board to 10 directors, nine of whom are independent. H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical...

Courtesy: Hexcel
Hexcel, Gazechim Composites become partners

20th Jul 2018

Hexcel Corporation, a leader in advanced composites, and Groupe Gazechim Composites, an official Hexcel distributor for over 20 years, and a leader in distribution and logistics, have joined hands to provide customised kitting services for advanced composite materials sold to aerospace and defence customers and for high-performance industrial...

Courtesy: Lenzing
Lenzing redefined as specialty industrial brand

16th Jul 2018

The Lenzing Group recently introduced Lenzing as the specialty industrial brand, which provides smart solutions from botanic origins that are made in environmentally sound production processes. The Lenzing brand covers a broad range of industrial applications ranging from agriculture to engineered products, packaging to protective wear and workwear.

Courtesy: Owens Corning
Owens Corning signs agreement with Chongqing Polycomp

10th Jul 2018

Owens Corning has signed a Strategic Cooperation and Supply Agreement with Chongqing Polycomp International (CPIC) for joint investment in technology, and construction and operation by CPIC of a new facility for manufacturing high-modulus glass fibre products in China. The facility will be set up in Chongqing and is likely to be operational by mid-2019.

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